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Friday, Jan 29, 2021

LFA 98 Weigh-in Results

By press release

On Thursday, January 28th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 98: Fremd vs. Oliveira from the Holiday Inn – Wichita East in Wichita, Kansas.

The main event will kick off the first semi-final bout of the LFA Middleweight Tournament. The bout features an explosive matchup between devastating knockout artists Josh Fremd (6-1) and Bruno Oliveira (8-2). LFA 98 will take place inside the Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas, which is a suburb of Wichita. The main card will be available tomorrow night LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

LFA officials implemented strict health codes, safeguards, and Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing protocols throughout the week. In accordance with these guidelines, every athlete competing at LFA 98 has tested negative for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

All, but two fighters, made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Austin Clem and Obinwa Ikebunna missed the mark. Clem and Ikebunna will forfeit a portion of their purses to their opponents.

LFA 98 will proceed with nine bouts, which includes the first semi-final bout of the LFA Middleweight tournament in the main event. The winner will face the winner of Anthony Adams vs. Gregory Rodrigues for the LFA middleweight title. Adams and Rodrigues will meet in the co-main event of LFA 100.


Main Card (Worldwide on UFC Fight Pass at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT):

Main Event | Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
Josh Fremd (185.6) vs. Bruno Oliveira (185.2)

Co-Main Event | Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Lucas Clay (156) vs. J.J. Okanovich (155.4)

Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Richard Palencia (136) vs. Jeimeson Saudino (135.4)

Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Dakota Bush (156) vs. Austin Clem (156.6)***
Bout will continue and Clem will pay a penalty to Bush.

Women’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)
Tabatha Ricci (115.4) vs. Vanessa Marie Grimes (115.4)

Light-Heavyweight Bout (205 lb)
Joshua Silveira (200.6) vs. Matt Paul (202.8)

Light-Heavyweight Bout (205 lb)
Zac Pauga (204.6) vs. Ashby Thomas (198.2)

Preliminary Card (Available worldwide on Facebook.com/LFAfighting):

Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
Obinwa Ikebunna (187.8)*** vs. Dan Olajiga (186)
Bout will continue and Ikebunna will pay a penalty to Olajiga.

Women’s Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Marisa Chavez (126) vs. Marisol Ruelas (126)

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:43 am
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